Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Sneak Peek

Hi Bloggers.

As promised, here's a Sneak Peek from tomorrow's shows -

For the background, with the stamp in my hand I randomly stamped a section of the Botanical Spray Stamp using Peacock Feathers Distress Ink. I used second generation so that the Peacock Feathers Ink wasn't so bright. I then filled in some of the gaps with the little Bee that comes with the Botanical Spray using Tumbled Glass Distress Ink. I made sure the ink was dry and then ran the background through the Grand Calibur with the Couture Creations Great Fubu Embossing Folder. I ran it through a second time to extend the design and inked around the edges with Peacock Feathers.

I stamped the Regal Iris Stamp using Jet Black Archival and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Clear Embossing Powder. I cut it out using the largest die in Sue's Granada Die Set, positioning the image towards the left-hand side. I inked through the die with Peacock Feathers. I coloured the flower in using Cosmic Shimmer Watercolour Paints - I used Soft Grass, Persian Sea and Yellow Sun from the Brights Set. I coloured the frame in using Peacock Feathers Distress Ink.

I stamped the sentiment that comes with the Iris using Jet Black Archival and embossed with Clear Powder. I cut it out using the smallest die in Sue's Cordoba Die Set and inked through the die with Peacock Feathers.

I tied a bow using White Crochet Ribbon. I popped a little Cosmic Shimmer Teal Sparkle PVA onto my Craft Sheet. I added a little water and painted it onto a Black Vintage Button.

I assembled the card as shown adding a White Mini Pearl Swirl, some White Pearls in the corners and some dots of Cosmic Shimmer Teal Sparkle PVA around the edges.

All the stamps on tomorrow's shows are available now in my Amazon Store in the singles section here.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Morning Julia, beautiful card, love the iris and the colours used, as well as another of your fabulous backgrounds. Stunning. Bx

  2. Morning Julia.
    Thank you a lovely card again. Looking forward to tomorrows shows. I shall set the recorder as well.Take care Kitty.

  3. Morning Julia
    Another beautiful card today.
    Sheila x

  4. Good morning Julia today's card is beautiful I do like the soft colours. I am so looking forward to your shows tomorrow. Have a great day today. Hugs Jackie

  5. Beautiful card-love the bumblebee stamp.


  6. Beautiful card Julia, look forward to the shows,

  7. Morning Julia, Another gorgeous card, beautiful colours and gorgeous stamping.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  8. Hi Julia, lovely card . love Jean Z xx

  9. Hi Julia,
    A Very Beautiful Card I'm Looking Forward To The Shows Tomorrow.
    I Love How You've Created Your Background. The Embossing Really Stands Out, I Really Like The Botanical Spray Stamp From Creative Expression, I Love How You've Added The Beautiful White Crochet Ribbon, And I Love How You've Changed The Colour Of Your Black Vintage Button To Teal Sparkle To Match Your Beautiful Card, Thanks For Sharing.
    Hugs From Sam x

  10. Morning Julia,
    A very pretty sneak peek of your goodies on show tomorrow.

  11. Can only say gorgeous (again!) Peacock feathers is a favourite of mine

  12. Morning Julia, lovely card, do love the Iris stamp. Love Jean xxx

  13. Lovely card great colours x xhazel

  14. Hi Julia. Lovely card today. I love Peacock Feathers, it's one of my favourite colours. The iris is beautiful, so pretty. Have a safe journey tomorrow and enjoy the shows, I am looking forward to them. Take care.

  15. Morning Julia. A beautiful card as usual you dont seem
    To do any other kind.
    Nancyd xx

  16. Beautiful card Julia, will have to record morning show as I have a hospital visit but will watch later

  17. Morning Julia I am really looking forward to tomorrows show, as I always do. I love the font on this card. Crafty Regards Julie Kay xxx

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  19. Hello Julia, Love this card, Peacock Feathers is a favourite of mine, the background is amazing and the iris is beautiful. Will be watching the shows, safe travelling.
    Take care.
    Hugs June xxx

  20. Hi Julia love this card the iris is beautiful also the background is brill thank you love June xxxxx

  21. Julia do you know if kim is ok please xxx

  22. Hi Julia, beautiful card. Love the colour combinations. If this is a taste of what's to come, I'm glad I'm recording the shows! Love and hugs,
    Alison D x

  23. Hi Julia, a beautiful card. Love the colours.

  24. Stunning Julia, love the colours, looking forward to your shows tomorrow
    Hugs to al
    Michelle xxxx

  25. Beautiful card Julia, love the colours, hugs Carole Z X

  26. Gorgeous stamp and die and the background is just stunning! Pat x

  27. Hi Julia

    I love the colours but the small screen isn't doing the background any justice! Looking forward to tomorrow's shows. Wilk be busy crafting myself so hope some of your crafty mojo rubs on on me while I watch!

    Crafty hugs,

    T xxx

  28. Hi Julia, how are you today? It is a horrible day here, with rain & winds! I have not been very well today, which is why I am late sending in this post! The card you've made today is gorgeous! The colours are SO fresh & clean & the sentiment is perfect! Looking forward to seeing more of your wonderful creations! Love, Mary Blight XXX

  29. Lovely card Julia - I have the Sunflower and Daisy stamps, will I be able to play stamp along with Julia tomorrow?

    1. Hope we get all the shows this time - after the blink and you missed her - last time you were on.


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